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In abysmally low turnout, residents in Elmont and Franklin Square voted last week to accept their elementary school districts’ respective budgets and propositions and to re-elect both incumbent … more
The clouds parted and the sun shone through on a crowd of some 50 people gathered at the front gate of Belmont Park on Sunday. They had assembled to voice their opposition to the Belmont Arena … more
Residents in the Franklin Square Union Free School District voted 685 to 254 to accept the Board of Education's proposed $38.8 million budget. At the same time, the approved two measures to spend … more
New York State officials gathered in Albany to honor Haitian Unity Day and stand in solidarity with Haitian-Americans on May 7. This is the fifth year that New York has celebrated Haitian Unity Day, … more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has been appointed as a special prosecutor by Governor Cuomo to lead an investigation into allegations that former State Attorney General Eric … more
While most of the local school board candidates are running unopposed in Franklin Square and Elmont, retiree Jean Ficthl has challenged incumbent Joseph Lewinger for his seat on the Franklin Square … more
The emphasis was on screening at Elmont Memorial Library on April 26 at a community meeting hosted by State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and County Legislator Carrié Solages. The session was … more
The seventh and final part in this Herald series.Stephane Casseus was all of 11 years old when the earth suddenly shook and split in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the nation’s capital, on Jan. 12, … more
The developers of Belmont Park outlined their plans during a question-and-answer session at Elmont Memorial Library, attended by residents of Elmont, Franklin Square, Floral Park and surrounding … more
Part six in an ongoing series. Read parts [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7] here. When temporary protected status for Haitians was revoked last November, TPS recipients from other countries … more
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